18 Great Gifts for Your Friends with Great Taste
This year, the words “eat, drink, and be merry” have a different flavor. As we all prepare to spend the holidays at home, many of us could use some good cheer — and a stiff drink. Why not indulge your loved ones in some extra care with a gift that caters to their taste? This gift guide mixes home bar essentials with little luxuries that will lift their style and spirits.
To pull together these gift lists, we started with one foundational ingredient. It’s been around since 1849 and, since then, cocktail recipes have listed it by name — a rarity in a world where ingredients and brands go in and out of style every year. Cointreau is the iconic orange liqueur at the heart of more than 500 of the world’s most celebrated cocktails — including the original Margarita, Sidecar, and Cosmopolitan. It’s key to any well-stocked home bar, and it pairs perfectly with a wide range of elevated essentials.
Beyond-the-Basics Bar Tools
Cocktail ingredients are easy to give because they’re guaranteed to be used and enjoyed, but they’re even better coupled with a stylish shaker or a set of fancy brass bar tools. Why not give a friend:
All the Ingredients for a Cozy Brunch
Everyone could use a big hug right now, but in lieu of delivering one in person, send everything they need for a cozy brunch, or give yourself a much-needed treat like:
Little Luxuries from Another Era
Transport your friends back to the Roaring Twenties with a few well-chosen accessories. They’re the Bees Knees, after all.
- Spiced orange bitters for a Pegu Club Cocktail (all the rage in 1920s London)
- A Gatsby-esque fluted pitcher and tumblers
- Cocktail stirrers (they’re jewelry for the bar)
- Decadent gold cocktail cubes
- A healthy dose of dark chocolate
- A beautiful brass cocktail tray
- A bluetooth speaker for streaming Jazz-Age music
Ready for a classic cocktail? Order Cointreau on Drizly for door-to-door delivery that instantly elevates your bar.